Photography Intern
Chicago, IL
Part Time

Lincoln Park Zoo inspires communities to create environments where wildlife will thrive in our urbanizing world. The zoo is a leader in local and global conservation, animal care and welfare, learning, and science. A historic Chicago landmark founded in 1868, the not-for-profit Lincoln Park Zoo, is a privately-managed, member-supported organization and is free and open 365 days a year. Visit us at lpzoo.org. GENERAL SUMMARY 10-14 hrs/week - paid Lincoln Park Zoo is hiring one photography intern to help support the in-house marketing and communications team to photograph on-grounds animals, people, buildings and events. We’re looking for photography students who have a strong command of photography as it relates to brand communications: applications on websites/email, on-grounds signage and print collateral. LEARNING OBJECTIVES • Learn to plan photography sessions with design and communications team. • Learn to cover a subject for a variety of applications. • Learn the operations of an in-house design department and how photography relates to ongoing processes. • Build experience with asset management— organizing photo libraries and archives. • Post-processing photographs from raw for a variety of uses SKILLS / REQUIREMENTS • Be at least 18 years old. • Working toward completion of a BFA or BA in Photography (rising senior preferred). • Experience with various photographic techniques regarding handling lighting and distance situations. • Personal equipment preferred but not required. • Available at least 10-14 hours a week. Lincoln Park Zoo is committed to an environment that is inclusive and welcoming. We celebrate the diverse qualities, perspectives, values and experiences of all people. For Wildlife. For All.

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